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Orkan

  
Or•kan      m   , -(e)s, -e  
a    hurricane  
der Sturm schwoll zum Orkan an      the storm increased to hurricane force  
b      (fig)   storm  
ein Orkan der Entrüstung brach los      a storm of indignation broke out  
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
der Sturm schwoll zum Orkan an exp.
the storm increased to hurricane force

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a storm of indignation broke out
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"Orkan": examples and translations in context
Die französischen Behörden reichten nach dem Orkan Xynthia auch einen Antrag auf Inanspruchnahme des Fonds ein. The French authorities also submitted an application to mobilise the fund following storm Xynthia.
Katalonien und das Königreich Spanien erleben seit einigen Tagen einen wahrhaften politischen Orkan. Catalonia and the Kingdom of Spain have been experiencing a real political storm in the last few days.
Nach dem Orkan war ihr Haus zerstört. After the hurricane, their house was a wreck.
Und dann, plötzlich, erfährt er, dass ein Orkan bevorsteht. And then suddenly, he learns that there's going to be a hurricane.
Der Orkan war außerordentlich mächtig; er verursachte verheerende Fluten entlang der französischen Küste. The storm was exceptionally intense; it caused devastating floods along the French coast.
Nach dem Orkan war ihr Haus nur noch eine Ruine. After the hurricane, their house was a wreck.
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